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. for the first time, she is the leader of the pack on the nascar track. how does tiny danica patrick have the physical strength to outrace the guys? >>> good evening. and a good holiday to you. and we begin tonight with an international call to action on the long, volatile battle inside syria, a battle that has so many repercussions for the united states. today, a u.n. panel declared it's time to bring charges, using those two powerful words, war crimes. and they say the crimes were committed not just by the government of president assad, but by his mysterious opposition, as well. so, as the battle rages closer to the capital of damascus, our terry moran has made the dangerous journey into the heart of the simmering conflict. he is in damascus itself. >> reporter: the road from beirut to damascus. we drove into syria along this heavily guarded route -- checkpoint after checkpoint after checkpoint. it is now a lifeline, as damascus, the stronghold of the government of president bashar assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the kay
of cancer he is battling has not been revealed. >>> danica patrick going where no female nascar driver has ever gone before. she beat the men to win the pole position at next sunday's daytona 500. this is their super bowl of nascar racing. patrick, the first woman no secure the top spot for any race in nascar's premiere circuit. the sprint cup series. joe carter is live in atlanta with more on this truly historic achievement. >> yeah, what a milestone yesterday, john, for the sport of nascar and for women out there. danica patrick has got to be happy. very proud, and also relieved. because yesterday she had to wait over two hours to secure that pole win. she went out eighth out of 43 cars. 35 cars had to qualify after her, it took a while for her to find out she was making history. we've seen her make racing history before, but not like this. to be the first woman to secure the top spot in nascar's premiere race, is by far the big 'chooechlt in her stock car career. she addressed that last night on cnn's don lemon show. >> i think understanding the scope of what that means and what that wi
staying warm, call me at 1-877-joe-4-oil. because no one should be left out in the cold! >>> danica patrick has had her share of historic moments in racing. in 2005 she became the first woman to lead lane in the indianapolis 500. in 2008 she became the first woman to win an indycar series race and today maybe her best yet. patrick became the first female to qualify on the pole for a sprint cup race and will have the lead spot next week in the daytona 500. patrick started 29th last year in her cup debut at daytona. today she posted the fastest lap, 196.4 miles per hour. jeff gordon will start in the front row next to her. congratulations, danica. here's danica on her historic accomplishment. >> pride, proud of all the hard work that goes into making a pole car. it's not just turning left. it's so many other things. it's all the attention to detail that these guys put in over the winter and i can't be more proud of them, happy for them. >>> the 55th running of the daytona 500 can be seen right here next sunday on fox. coverage begins at noon. that's all for tonight's show. good night.
american race. today it became the great american story. danica patrick, the most successful woman driver in motor sports makes history today on the way to one of the sports biggest races. danica is the first woman to win the poll in the daytona 500. first female to win a poll position for any sprint cup race. patrick knew her car was fast when she had the quickest times in qualifying practice. today her pace beats out the entire field. 196.434 miles per hour. that's the fastest daytona 500 qualifying speed since 1990. danica will be out front to start the race next week. three-time daytona champ jeff gordon will start in the second position and gordon had the best funny line of the day when he said afterwards, did you see this? he said, his quoted funny line, i'm the fastest guy out here today. >> almost 197 miles an hour? >> isn't that amazing? i want to talk about the caps. they're playing right now at madison square garden. they're up 1-0 against the rangers. >> our news director is there. we saw him tweeting. >> is that right? >> apparently. >> that's the news. "nightly news" coming
'm so excited for danica patrick. it's going to be a great day. i'm not a huge nascar fan, but i will be now. >> i'm excited to watch it with my daughters. it's a great message for them. >> she's 5'2", and she's a dynamite, incredibly strong m y woman. it's a great story. >> and she looked great doing it. she did. she's beautiful. >> when have you ever said that about any guy at nascar ever? come on. >> other than what i've learned about coyote urine this morning. >> granulated. >> i would say that we're discussing immigration. that ad on gun control, what a difference a re-election makes. these are issues we have not talked about for years, and now they're front and center in our national debate. >> big thing is front and center, but what happens down the road? looking a year or two years out, do we actually resolve something? >> when you're out of the discussion, you know what's going to happen, nothing. now that they're in discussion, at least you have the possibility of something that will. >> i buy that. >> we're going to see you back here tomorrow for "starting point." "cn
's behind the rise. >>> plus not the boys club anymore. danica patrick, the superstar on the speedway breaking records. >> you can do anything you want to do, and gender doesn't matter. >> can abouting tbecoming the f nascar history to capture the pole position. >> i love that to go beyond racing in general, just to kind of break gender barriers. >> "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. family, friends, and fans are mourning the death of country music star mindy mccready today. the 37-year-old singer was found dead on the front porch of her arkansas home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. mccready's music made her famous, but in recent years, she became more known for her struggle with addiction, mental illness, and run-ins with the law. if you're not familiar with mccready's music, here's her number one hit from 1996. ♪ ♪ guys do it all the time >> mccready appeared on the "today" show last month after her boyfriend died of an apparent suicide. >> just starting screaming, calling 911. i laid down next to him. i just plead
of transparency? jamie: how about this, bill? this is so huge. history in the making at daytona. danica patrick winning the top slot in the race, the first time for a woman. what does it mean for the support? ♪ ♪ [ slap! ] [ male announcer ] your favorite foods fighting you? fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you h heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never ne
. there are some explosive new details that challenge his explanation for her death. >>> and danica patrick, the first woman to ever take the pole position for the daytona 500. so, she'll be first onto the racetrack next sunday. we'll hear from her. and all of that is just ahead. >> indeed, it is. >>> we can only hope, however, they have a bit warmer temps than i had in florida this weekend, sam champion, this frigid blast went from the northeast all the way down to central florida. >> you were not alone. and a lot of folks got another big hit of snow. two over the weekend. let's walk over to the wall. a lot of facebook and twitter pictures coming in over the weekend. that from huntersville, north carolina. just a good white covering of snow. for that outer banks area. and all the way up, kind of skipped the new york city area but really pounded from boston to hyannisport pretty heavily. a good hit of snow. this storm, in some way was almost as powerful as the blizzardmaker. boston comes in with five inches of snow. up to 10 inches of snow in some locations there. the cold air dragging in b
reform. >>> breaking the glass ceiling at nearly 200 miles an hour. danica patrick's historic achievement that could make us all proud, women drivers, huh. no more comments like that from you, jon scott. jon: okay. jenna: it's all "happening now." jenna: jon never made a rude comment about women drivers. i was just teasing. jon: i never have ridden in a car with you, at least with you behind the wheel. jenna: probably a good thing. hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. we begin with a tragic tend to a troubled country star. investigators say mindy mccready died apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at her home arkansas. she rose to the top of the charts with its like "10,000 angels" and "guys do it all the time" before personal problems sidetracked to her career. mccready's boyfriend and the father of her youngest son died one month ago on the same porch where her body was found over the weekend. casey stiegel is live from the dallas bureau. her buy friend also took his own life, casey are the report jon, police are investigating it as a suicide. mindy mccready said thi
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